Tim Hamer

Leadership Consultant

Tim has developed a wealth of skills and experiences over 35 years of service to Catholic apostolates across the nation, especially the ministry of Catholic education. Tim is currently in his 15th year of service leading Catholic Schools, currently serving as President of Lancaster Catholic High School in Pennsylvania. Previous positions include Principal of St. Michael the Archangel High School in Fredericksburg, VA and Principal of Bishop Ireton High School in Alexandria, VA. Tim has been a consultant in the full range of management best practices to numerous schools, parishes and religious orders across the nation including The Redemptorists, Oblates of St. Francis De Sales, St. Edward High School in Cleveland, Ohio, the Prout School in Providence, Rhode Island, Lexington Catholic High School, Kentucky to name a few.

In addition to two decades of service to Catholic education, Tim’s professional experience also includes serving as CEO of a national Catholic non-profit, staff positions as Director of Corporate Relations at George Mason University, Director of Development at United Network for Organ Sharing, (UNOS) and on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC and as a development consultant to clients across the country. Tim has worked on campaigns with dollar goals from 1 million to 140 million at local, state and national levels. He has discovered from his decades ‘in the trenches’ of non-profit advancement work that the key to success is always facilitating the meaningful involvement of people in support of the mission.

Tim is a graduate of the University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education, where he earned a Masters Degree in Educational Administration, and earned his BA at DeSales University in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, where he spent the first 4 years of his career working in a residential program for troubled youth. Tim lives with his wife, also a Catholic School educator, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania where he is a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help parish. Tim’s family includes three adult sons and 7 grandchildren.

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